- Record of the Week. This’ll soothe ya.
- Our Weekly Playlist. Ears useful.
- Pre-order: Blue Velvet soundtrack on blue/black vinyl.
Clint had his ‘running through wheatfields’ moment in Tuesday’s update so apologies to anyone who was irked by our word search. Be confident that balance can be provided by reading the views of the Sun/Daily Mail/Telegraph/Times/Express/Financial Times.
Music then. Plenty of treats in this week’s update to help you make it through the night.
With Robert Peston….
- GNOD and Radar Men From the Moon collab as Temple ov BBV.
- The Heliocentrics play a bunch of things we call ‘stuff’.
- Kikagaku Moyo are a gnarly twisting band who used to hang out at shopping precincts.
- Melodic guitar pop from Eyelids we want to hear but we’ve lost the promo.
- Dreamy thrashy drummy music from Portugal by Pega Monstro.
- The New Year play understated atmospheric guitar twinkles and one of them is called Bubba.
- We dissect the name Slow Dancer in our review of his new album.
- Awfully named but brilliant slowcore people Cigarettes After Sex.
- They spewed Father John Misty onto the world but we still like them….. Fleet Foxes (next week now).
- SUMS play post-rock with electronics and feature that one from Mogwai.
- Phil surely has to appear somewhere in Jad Fair and Kramer’s ‘History of Crying’.
- Last Days make their emotive post-rock and classical is all about the sea.
- Assertive drone from Benedict Drew.
- Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister. Enough?
- DIY punk from Leeds’ Kamikaze Girls.
- Greg Knight’s campaign song.
With Laura Kuenssberg….
Ant’s Electronic Round-Up:
Never lets his Perc tea towel be used to de-mist the caravan.
- Cassette edition of Wojciech Golczewski’s score to sci-fi thriller 400 Days.
- American Primitive meets computer music from Konrad Sprenger on PAN.
- Maxwell Sterling's cult ‘Hollywood Medieval’ hypnagogic/hauntological/vaporwave album vinylized on The Death Of Rave.
- 2LP of watery, liquid, bubbling ambient from Jim Coulter.
- Ethereal ambient solo tape from Edward Simpson of Circuit Breaker as ELS.
- Daniel Menche 3CD noise/drone/field recordings whopper on SIGE.
- Limited repress of Objekt #1 - slick garage influenced banger.
- Acidic / breaks driven party tackle from Luca Lozano. 300 copies w/ poster + sticker.
- Inaugural release on Lord Of The Isles new label - classy warm techno/deep house.
- DMX Krew lands on Jared Wilson’s 7777 label with some vintage Chicago informed acid house.
- Pierre Mariétan and Benedict Drew sound collage/weirdo business on Mana.
- Emotive, glacial techno from James Place on Umor Rex.
- Late ‘70s and early ‘80s visions of the future tape from Meatbingo/Phono Ghosts chap Neil Scrivin.
- Sterac Electronics limited sampler 12” aka Steve Rachmad.
- Fine split tape of avant droners from René Margraff / Malte Cornelius Jantzen.
- J.D. Emmanuel new age ambient, cult classic ‘Rain Forest Music’ reissued.
- Drexciya style electro cuts from Obergman on brokntoys.
- Electro-acid squelchers from Textasy on Natural Sciences.
- Co La / Jeremy Hyman split a 12” in half.
- Second installment in Palmbomen II’s ‘Memories of Cindy’ series. Super limited 12” on Beats In Space.
- Pantha du Prince transforms his last album into ambient.
- Nick Höppner reaches beyond techno and house on new album for his Ostgut Ton label.
- Wee Paul Blackford 7” of hip-hop-tronica on CPU.
- Repress from Dutch house whizz Young Marco.
- Spacey, dubby gear for the wee hours from Echium on new label sferic
- Superior bass clunkers from Bandshell.
- Idiosyncratic Detroit techno from Terrence Dixon on Tresor.
- J. Tijn techno stomper on Bedouin Records.
A few dribblers…...
- Quite a few legendary Studio One 7” re-issues on Soul Jazz.
- Molly Nilsson has released a single called ‘Single’ just so you know.
- Excellent hardcore grumps Anxiety.
Words: Clint, Robin and Ant.
Work: Phil, Kim, Robin, Jamie, Laurie, Nathon and anarchist Ian.
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